New Yorker Discussion Group: Winter/Spring Session

January 24 through April 4 (no program on February 14)

Maybe you already have a subscription but only consistently glance at the cartoons? Or perhaps you yearn for in-depth reporting, written well without the prefab soundbites of TV news? Or you might just like to meet up with interesting individuals to talk about current events, upcoming museum exhibits worth a look all while enjoying a sip of wine and savoring bites. If so, stop by the library and find out what selections are being discussed. The magazine issue is on us. Please register here.

Assigned readings from the April 1st issue are:

-Page 13: Talk of the Town: David Remnick on Trump and the Democratic field
-Page 16: Talk of the Town: Bronx Birding
-Page 18: A Reporter at Large: Jon Lee Anderson's "Southern Strategy"
-Page 32: The Control of Nature: "Under Water" by Elizabeth Kolbert
-Page 38: Poem: "Daphne, After" by Carol Muske-Dukes
-Page 50: Poem: "I Don't Want to Be a Spice Store" by Christian Wiman
-Page 56: Fiction: Colson Whitehead's "The Match"
-Page 65: Books: John Lanchester on "The Little Ice Age and the dawning of modernity"
-Page 76: The Art World: Peter Schjeldahl on Tintoretto at the National Gallery
-Page 80: The Current Cinema: Anthony Lane on "Us" and "Roll Red Roll